Few people make more significant sacrifices than the men and women of our military. They fight for our freedom, keep peace around the world, and sacrifice their time to make America safe. So when it comes to honoring those special people, chances are that you’re looking for unique gift ideas for Armed Forces Day, which falls on May 18, 2013. I’ve found gifts that are perfect for that special service member:
When you want unique gift ideas for Armed Forces Day look no further than a personalized wood sign from OccupationGifts.com. Available in any US military branch, this gift is made from real wood with a birch veneer finish and framed with poplar wood that’s hand-painted with gilded pinstripes. It measures an impressive 18” x 30”, so it’s sure to make a statement in any family room, man cave, or office. In the center is a beautiful 3D resin Army insignia. The sign is personalized at the bottom with your loved one’s name in vinyl, decorated with hand accents. What’s more, you’ll feel great about giving this Armed Forces Day gift because it’s 100% Made in the USA!
We all understand that military personnel put their lives on the line to protect and serve our country. Some service members know that all too well. That’s why he or she may celebrate what’s called an alive day, which is the date of an anniversary marking a close brush with death. It’s a special anniversary, and My Day Registry can make it even more special. One of the top unique gift ideas for Armed Forces Day, this international Registry dedicates an exclusive day in honor of your service member.
Along with a keepsake-quality parchment certificate of ownership of the day, you also receive a secure online profile where you can upload photos, videos, and music to honor your loved one. Since it is available online 24/7, family, friends, and the service member can view it anytime, anyplace. Priority shipping options are available, so this is a thoughtful and smart choice for last-minute gift giving.
In America, the camo design is often associated with military service. So when you’re searching the seemingly endless web for unique gift ideas for Armed Forces Day, the personalized military camouflage frame from A Gift Personalized is a good choice. The frame is 8” x 10” and is sized to hold a 4” x 6” photo. It also features a printed yellow ribbon design that reads “We Support Our Soldier.” Personalize the camouflage frame with up to 3 lines, such as the service member’s name, military branch, or place of service.
While this is a great gift for a service member, it also makes a thoughtful gift for a soldier’s family member, such as a spouse, parent, or grandparent.
The soldier’s prayer shadowbox from GiftWarehouse.com is one of the most touching and unique gift ideas for Armed Forces Day. The 7” x 9” plaque features the Lord’s Prayer and a touching verse tenderly blessing our Armed Forces. Made of wood, glass and resin, it’s a beautiful and sentimental way of showing your military loved one you care for their safety and well being.
Your loved one has made sacrifices, so tell the world how much you honor that with the distinguished military honor plaque from Memorable Gifts. It’s made from clear jade acrylic and will feature your loved one’s etched name as well as the symbol of the branch they serve. But what makes this one of the most unique gift ideas for Armed Forces Day is that you can personalize the plaque with up to 4 additional lines. It can be anything from a simple “We’re so proud of you” to a prayer for their safety. The plaque is 4.5” x 7” so it will fit nearly anywhere, from a family room to a home office. Gift wrap is also available, making this a ready-to-go present.
Armed Forces Day was originated as a day to thank America’s military members for their service. Show your thanks and honor their dedication with one of these unique gift ideas for Armed Forces Day. After all, he or she has put so much on the line—from family time to their own lives—to make our country safe. Don’t they deserve a gift that shows just how much you honor them? Make this May 18th a special one with one of these unique gift ideas for Armed Forces Day.
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